Lenovo recently introduced its Ideatab A1000- a beginner’s level tablet. This 7-inch device will be easily adapted by people who are attracted by a simple and flawless design of any gadget. The tablet focuses on the key area -“music”, and it is termed as music master by most of its marketers.
Let’s have a look at the detailed review of the same:
Ideatab A1000 has dual speakers that are widely spaced apart for better stereo effects. Each speaker gives loud and strong sound output. Front facing speakers look different design-wise as it faces the actual users. As a result of this, the output is better as the sound doesn’t deviate to the sides. The tablet however functions well when placed on a cushion or table. The output from the stereo speakers enhances as they are placed a good distance from each other. It has an enhanced digital sound- Dolby Digital Plus. Hence, the music is more natural, louder, and distortion-free. The output from headphones is also commendable.
Display and Design:
Lenovo Ideatab A1000 has a 7.0-inch TFT capacitive multi touch screen with 1024 X 600 pixel resolution and 170 ppi of pixel density. The screen has 178 degree wide viewing angle and is equipped with IPS technology. The 7-inch screen proves to be an ideal size for email and portability of the tablet while the user is on the move. It conveniently fits in the hands and even in a medium sized jacket pocket. With a dynamic ring design on all its sides, the device appears thinner and the ring adds style to its look. Its dimensions are 7.83 X 4.76 X 0.42 inches and it weighs about 340 gm. When compared to other gadgets of the same range, Ideatab A1000 is comfortable in size, eye pleasing and easy to use.
Ideatab A1000 runs on Android 4.2 Jelly bean OS. It is powered by MediaTek, MTK8317 Dual-core, 1.2 GHz processor with PowerVR SGX531 GPU and 1 GB LPDDR2 RAM. The tablet has an internal memory of 16 GB that is expandable up to 32 GB with a microSD card.
Ideatab A1000 is bereft of a rear camera but has 0.3 megapixel front camera that facilitates video chatting.
The tablet has Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) and Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity. It also has micro USB 2.0 and 3.5mm headphone jack. Ideatab can be used for voice calling with a 2G SIM but doesn’t provide 3G connectivity.
The tablet runs on a Standard Li-Po 3500 mAh battery that provides a back up of 8 hours with continuous Wi-Fi browsing and video playback.
Overall, Lenovo Ideatab A1000 has commendable display resolution, processing power and Dolby digital plus sound system. The tablet however lacks rear camera and 3G connectivity. It comes at an affordable price and is recommended for first time users.
This review of Lenovo Ideatab A1000 is penned by experts at Reliance Digital. The tablet will be available at all Reliance Digital stores.